Skip to main content
University_

2020: all news

Articles

05 May 2020

$5m to help community pharmacies support people with mental illnesses

The University of Sydney has partnered with Griffith University, the Pharmacy Guild of Australia and the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia to enhance the way pharmacies work with people with mental illnesses.
05 May 2020

The Last Man by Mary Shelley is a prophecy of life in a global pandemic

Of Shelley's works, The Last Man (1826) has the most to say to us in our present moment of crisis and global pandemic, writes Dr Olivia Murphy for The Conversation.
05 May 2020

University of Sydney builds ventilator to fight COVID-19

The University of Sydney and NSW Health Infrastructure have partnered to develop a simple, low-cost ventilator solution using modern design tools and 3-D printing technology.
05 May 2020

Use it or lose it: Website helps older people stay active at home

Leading physiotherapists concerned 'stay at home' restrictions could exacerbate falls and poor physical function in older people have developed a new website to support older Australians to stay active - safely - at home.
05 May 2020

How COVID-19 has impacted international students from India

Six students from India discuss how COVID-19 is impacting their studies in Australia. Based at the Plant Breeding Institute, Camden, on an intensive research trip, the students explain how they have adapted study schedules to adhere to social distancing rules.
05 May 2020

Business 'not as usual' helps the Business School reach global sustainability goals

National and global crises this year including the Australian bushfires and the coronavirus pandemic highlight the important role of the United Nation's Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in achieving a sustainable, equitable and climate-ready future.
04 May 2020

University of Sydney begins global search for new Vice-Chancellor

The University of Sydney has started advertising for its new Vice-Chancellor and Principal. Advertisements for the role will start appearing from today in Australia and around the world.
04 May 2020

Central Acute Services Building construction close to complete

The University of Sydney and NSW Government mark a major milestone at the acute services building today, with construction of Australia's tallest health building close to complete in the Westmead health and education precinct.

03 May 2020

Tree trunks take a licking as koalas source water

Scientists and citizen scientists have observed and documented the natural drinking behaviour of wild koalas for the first time. The marsupial's survival may depend on this new information.
01 May 2020

Chancellor re-elected for a third term

This afternoon, the University of Sydney Senate unanimously agreed to re-appoint Belinda Hutchinson AM to the role of Chancellor for a further four-year term.